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Lousie Brooks and the "New Women" in Weimar Cinema

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Lousie Brooks and the "New Women" in Weimar Cinema
Curated by: Vanessa Rocco

January 19th, 2007 - April 29th, 2007

QUICK FACTS
WEBSITE:  
http://www.icp.org
NEIGHBORHOOD:  
tribeca/downtown
EMAIL:  
info@icp.org
PHONE:  
212-857-0001
OPEN HOURS:  
Tue-Sun 10-6
TAGS:  
photography, early, black-and-white, feminist
COST:  
General Admission $12 Students and Seniors $8 Members and children under 12 Free

DESCRIPTION
This exhibit celebrates Louis Brooks, one of the most iconic women of film.  Best known for her role in Pandora's Box, in which she played a modern jazz-age women with a severe black bob she embodied  the ideal Weimar-era "new women"; free-spirited, politically equal and gender neutral.  This exhibit takes place on the 100th year of her of her birth and draws on a vast archive of images from various points in her career.